Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The dumb list just got longer

Over the past year, I've been keeping a list of really dumb things hospitals have done to reduce infections. Here's the latest:
  • A Toronto hospital is banning magazines in waiting rooms. While they're at it, I think they should also ban chairs--there are bacteria on chairs, you know?
Other banned items and activities from our archives:

1 comment:

  1. They should probably just ban people! That would serve three purposes - cut length of stay (patients), reduce employee costs (HCW) and decrease bacteria (both patients and HCW).